So you’re having a party and want a delicious and striking looking cake – but something that is easy to do? Luckily I have rounded up all these easy birthday cake recipes and ideas for you 🙂
Cakes for all Ages
- This Easy Cheat’s Party Cake from Mammasaurus looks amazing! Click through for the recipe, it’s hard to believe it’s so easy when the cake looks so impressive.
- If you love smarties, This Smarties Birthday Cake from Mum in the Madhouse is another great alternative.
- This Chocolate Orange Cake recipe from The Brick Castle sounds delicious
- Who wouldn’t like Ice Cream Cake? This Ice cream cake recipe from The Ramblings of a Former Rock n Roll Mum is super easy.
- For chocolate lovers, how about this triple chocolate cake from A Mummy Too
- For a fruity alternative try this birthday gateaux from Bark Time
- For something lighter try this steamed cake from ET Speaks from Home, made from Sprite
- This Easy Peasy Pirate Cake from Hodge Podge Craft looks really impressive!
- If your kids love Lego, they will love this easy Lego Benny the Spaceman cake from The Brick Castle. Let’s face it, there are plenty of adults who would quite like this too!
- This easy Mike the Knight cake from Red Rose Mummy looks great and could be adapted for other characters if your child prefers.
- If you want a super easy no-bake solution, my no bake train cake could not be any easier, and kids love it!
- This Mickey Mouse Clubhouse cake from Hijacked by Twins has a secret Mickey hiding inside!
- A hedgehog cake is a classic, and this one from Hodge Podge Craft uses flakes as the spines
- A princess cake using a barbie doll is another classic (I loved these as a kid!) The Beesley Buzz shows how to make your own princess cake with an easy tutorial.
- For a colourful cake, try this rainbow layer cake from Frugal Family
- If you prefer cupcakes to a bigger cake, these cookie cupcakes from Crystal & Co are such a cool idea
If your loved ones have a restricted diet they can still enjoy these yummy and easy cake recipes!
- Gluten free and low fat butternut squash chocolate cake from Abigail and the Future
- Vegan chocolate cake from Tigerlilly Quinn
- Dairy Free apple sauce birthday cake from Five Heart Home
- Last but not least these very cool gluten free birthday donuts from Impact Mag
Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
Her easy-to-follow craft ideas and practical parenting advice have transformed In The Playroom into a cherished resource for parents.